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Eptesicus (Eptesicus)  Rafinesque, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945943

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyVespertilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyVespertilionidae Gray, 1821 – vespertilionid bats  
                                           SubfamilyVespertilioninae Gray, 1821  
                                              TribeEptesicini Volleth and Heller, 1994  
                                                 GenusEptesicus Rafinesque, 1820 – big brown bats  
                                                    SubgenusEptesicus (Eptesicus) Rafinesque, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Eptesicus anatolicus Felten, 1971  
                                                       Species Eptesicus andinus J. A. Allen, 1914 – Little Black Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus bottae (Peters, 1869) – Botta's serotine, Botta's Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus brasiliensis (Desmarest, 1819) – Brazilian brown bat, Brazilian Brown Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus chiriquinus Thomas, 1920 – Chiriquinan Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus diminutus Osgood, 1915 – diminutive serotine, Diminutive Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus dimissus Thomas, 1916 – Surat Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus furinalis (d'Orbigny, 1847) – Argentine brown bat, Argentinian Brown Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus fuscus (Palisot de Beauvois, 1796) – big brown bat, Murciélago-moreno norteamericano, grande chauve-souris brune, Big Brown Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus gobiensis Bobrinskii, 1926 – Gobi Big Brown Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus guadeloupensis Genoways and Baker, 1975 – Guadeloupe big brown bat, Guadeloupean Big Brown Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus hottentotus (A. Smith, 1833) – long-tailed house bat, Long-tailed Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus innoxius (Gervais, 1841) – harmless serotine, Harmless Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus japonensis Imaizumi, 1953 – Japanese Short-tailed Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus kobayashii Mori, 1928 – Kobayashi's serotine, Kobayashi's Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus matroka (Thomas and Schwann, 1905) – Malagasy Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus nasutus (Dobson, 1877) – Sind Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus nilssonii (Keyserling and Blasius, 1839) – Northern Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus pachyotis (Dobson, 1871) – thick-eared bat, Thick-eared Bat 
                                                       Species Eptesicus platyops (Thomas, 1901) – Lagos serotine, Lagos Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus serotinus (Schreber, 1774) – serotine, Common Serotine 
                                                       Species Eptesicus taddeii Miranda, Bernardi and Passos, 2006  
                                                       Species Eptesicus tatei Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951 – sombre bat, Sombre Bat 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Eptesicus (Eptesicus)   

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